The company's income tax rate for the quarter rose to 31.4 percent, up from 28.8 percent a year ago. The full year rate is projected to be between 31 and 33 percent.
Shares of McDonald's, based in Oak Brook, Ill., gained 66 cents to close at $95.94 Friday.
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